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How to install Heimdal CORP?

To start the installation process, you must receive account details from your Heimdal CORP partner or Security Consultant. The guide will give you the option to login and use the platform.

How do I install Heimdal CORP with GUI?


  1. Download Heimdal FREE from our secure website. (See also the download guide for your browser.)


  1. Locate the HeimdalSetup.exe installer.

Double click on the HeimdalSetup.exe file.

Once you double click on the installer, Windows will give you a UAC (User Account Control) security warning. For the Windows 7/8 UAC warning click on the Yes button.



The next window, Heimdal will show you the default install location and provide you with the option to customize this location. You’ll also find a link to the End User License Agreement here, which we recommend you read.



In the next step, Heimdal will ask for your activation or license key, in case you purchased a Heimdal CORP subscription (How can I get a License Key?).


If your Heimdal CORP key is correct, you will receive the “Activation is complete” message, and get information about the type of license you have and its corresponding expiration date. Click on “Install” to finish the installation process.



Once the installation process is completed, you will receive the “Installation successful” message.


Once you click on “Finish”, the installation process will be complete Heimdal will appear on the right side of your taskbar.



How do I install the GUI-less version of Heimdal CORP? 

This type of installation enables administrators to manage all of the details of their Heimdal users in the Heimdal CORP dashboard, without showing the Heimdal icon in the system tray.

Administrators will be able to monitor and manage the following details directly from the Heimdal dashboard:

  • number of software monitored
  • number of vulnerabilities
  • total DNS requests
  • blocked traffic requests
  • the users' geographical location
  • number and details of active clients - Operating System and IP
  • number of licenses, etc.

The GUI-less installation is only available for Heimdal CORP users and future versions.

In order to install the GUI-less version of Heimdal CORP, you have to connect to the online Heimdal Dashboard by going to and logging with your credentials provided by your Heimdal CORP partner.

Go to the UPDATE GROUP POLICY section and, in the bottom right corner, you will be able to access the GUI-less switch that applies the installation after you restart the Heimdal services and reboot the client.


How do I install Heimdal CORP silently?


Open cmd as admin and change your path to where the Heimdal .msi file is located. After this step, run: msiexec /i Heimdal.msi heimdalkey="2aaaa-2asaac-aaaaaa2-2aaaa" /qn


Then you can check in Task Manager to see if the Heimdal processes have started running:


How do I install Heimdal Corp if I'm behind a proxy server?


Open cmd as admin and change your path to where the msi file is located. After this steps run:

msiexec /i Heimdal.msi heimdalkey="keygoeshere" /qn proxy="Address=x.x.x.x Port=xy Username=cgt Password=1"

Instead of these two parameters proxy="Address=x.x.x.x and Port=xy you have to add the exact IP Address and Port for accessing your proxy server.

You can copy these entries from your Internet Explorer Browser:


Then you can check in Task Manager to see if the Heimdal processes have started running:


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